OSOM Posts on XDA

XDA forums are now open for the Redmi Note 11 Pro 4G, POCO F3 GT, RedMagic 7, and OSOM OV1

Last week we opened up forums for the Realme GT 2 series, Moto Edge Plus, and POCO X4 Pro. Today, we're welcoming some new smartphones to the XDA community, including the newly announced Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 4G and other notable devices such as the Nubia RedMagic 7, Realme Narzo 30A, POCO X3 GT...

OSOM OV1 from former Essential staff will use Snapdragon 8 series chipset, ship in Q4 2022

OSOM Products is a tech startup that aims to build a privacy-focused Android flagship phone, with many of the same engineers and staff who worked at Essential and developed the Essential Phone. The company has been offering glimpses of its upcoming OV1 smartphone for a few months now, with the first images appearing in December,...

OSOM OV1 shown off for the first time, developed by former Essential staff

The Essential Phone was an interesting device when it was released in 2017. Its ceramic casing and display notch (which wasn't common yet) stood out from the crowd, but a sequel was never officially released, and the company shut its doors in early 2020. Even though Essential in its original form no longer exists, some...

Former Essential employees form OSOM, a tech firm making privacy-centric hardware

Many former Essential Products employees have joined a new startup called OSOM, which stands for “Out of Sight, Out of Mind.” The company has secured $5.6 million in funding and will use that money to create products that put an emphasis on privacy. According to a CNET report, OSOM’s main goal in making consumer hardware is...